The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 10 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.66% 6.34% 9.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.43% 60.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
Average daily rate
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£373 £345 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -15.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £379 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.94% -17.27%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
14 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 17.72% 10.56% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 2
Average daily rate £425 £347 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -15.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £257 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £446 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 18 (81.82%) SQL
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (45.45%) SharePoint
6 9 (40.91%) Visual Studio
6 9 (40.91%) .NET
6 9 (40.91%) HP
6 9 (40.91%) VMware
6 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
7 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 8 (36.36%) C#
7 8 (36.36%) SAN
8 7 (31.82%) VB
8 7 (31.82%) Content Management
8 7 (31.82%) Clustering
8 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (27.27%) Degree
9 6 (27.27%) MCTS
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
10 5 (22.73%) HTML
10 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (13.64%) MS Project Server
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) InfoPath
2 3 (13.64%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) IPv4
2 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 2 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (9.09%) EDRMS
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) MSI
2 2 (9.09%) InstallShield
2 2 (9.09%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Developer
1 4 (18.18%) DBA
1 4 (18.18%) SQL DBA
2 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server DBA
2 3 (13.64%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior DBA
4 1 (4.55%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.55%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
1 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
2 5 (22.73%) CSS
2 5 (22.73%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Clustering
2 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
4 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
4 3 (13.64%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Content Management
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) OOP
2 5 (22.73%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) Validation
3 4 (18.18%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (18.18%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (13.64%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.64%) Six Sigma
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.09%) Software Distribution
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) VB
4 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 3 (13.64%) VBA
8 2 (9.09%) REXX
8 2 (9.09%) Tcl
9 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) MCTS
3 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) MCP
4 3 (13.64%) MCSE
4 3 (13.64%) MCSA
5 2 (9.09%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
5 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (9.09%) WSUS
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) HP
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) AppSense
5 2 (9.09%) CA
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
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Posted: 3 days ago